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A huge variety of students from different fields of study are passionate about educating others, planning sustainability-related events, and incorporating sustainability into the daily life of our university. Read more about the groups below and reach out to them if you are interested in joining.


Students organize environmental campaigns and host sustainability-related events. Stay updated on events and activities by signing up for the listserv or liking their Facebook page.

Greeks Going Green

A student group focused on unifying the campus community through improving sustainability awareness and promoting practices in Greek organizations. Learn more about upcoming events and activities on their Facebook page.

Food Recovery Network

Students dedicated to fighting food waste and hunger by recovering perishable food that would otherwise go to waste from their campuses and communities and donating it to people in need. Learn more on their Facebook page.

Richmond Environmental Law Society (RELS)

Law students educate the campus community about issues in environmental law and help improve sustainability through environmental activities. Learn more on their website.

Spiders C.A.R.E.

Spiders Creating Animal Rights Everywhere is a student run animal rights organization that aims to educate the campus on a number of animal issues, including factory farming, animal testing, dissection, and more. Learn more here.

University of Richmond Sustainability Advocates (URSA)

URSA is a peer education program dedicated to promoting sustainability and environmentally responsible behavior on campus. Learn more and apply to join here.

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